Stories of Impact: Templeton World Charity Foundation

The Genesis of Human Altruism in Children

How does altruism begin. Is it biological? Is it taught? This show features a fascinating investigation of the genesis of altruism. A leading developmental psychologist at the University of Seattle is doing ground breaking DNA research, supported by Templeton, on the biological roots of altruism in toddlers. Never been reported before. It's a very compelling story.

12:04 | 2019